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Comment: Introduce Provisional Ballots

Author:
Gye Nyame
Date:
2015-08-15 17:24:08
Comment to:
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I agree with EC that many people would be disenfranchised if bio-metric identification is the only way to ID voters, considering that it is well known that bio-metrics has a high failure rate. What she should also introduce is provisional ballots -- which is allow folks who have voter ID cards but fail bio-metric check to vote, however should include coding that marks the voter as not identified. These provisional voters would be giving a couple of days to prove Identity before the provisional vote is counted with others. Also EC should have personnel available to re-scan finger(s) to correct problem right away or at least for next election. We have to continuously work on these registers to make them more reliable to prevent court disputes. We are using technology then we should use same to clean out anomalies.

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Gye Nyame on Aug 15, 2015 17:24
Introduce Provisional Ballots